OPI poll results

Source: OPI.net

The poll results displayed below are from various OPI members in Europe and North America, and as such they need to be contextualised accordingly.

We at shop-sa felt that they are worth sharing as there are interesting aspects for consideration relating to our own market dynamics.

Do print catalogues still have a future in the business supplies industry?

  • Yes (77%)
  • No (23%)

Is it important to have a managed print services strategy for SMB customers?

  • Yes (65%)
  • No (35%)

What is your strategy regarding the size of your outside sales teams?

  • Decrease (46%)
  • Keep the same (33%)
  • Increase (21%)

What percentage of your white-collar staff have returned to working full-time in the office?

  • 1-25% (30%)
  • 26-50% (22%)
  • 0% (16%)
  • 100% (13%)
  • 76-99% (9%)
  • 51-75% (10%)

Compared with pre-COVID, how is your supply chain performing?

  • Worse (77%)
  • Better (15%)
  • About the same (8%)

Do you think the back-to-school season will be …

  • Worse than last year (62%)
  • Really don’t know due to the pandemic (21%)
  • Better than last year (12%)
  • Same as last year (5%)

Dealers: what sales shifts have you seen during COVID-19?

  • Considerable shift to jan/san and PPE categories (66%)
  • All sales are down (31%)
  • No change (3%)

Compared with six weeks ago, how do you feel about your business prospects for the remainder of 2020?

  • More confident (43%)
  • About the same (28%)
  • Less confident (29%)

How confident are you that your business will still be operating this time next year?

  • Very (52%)
  • Reasonably (27%)
  • Not very (16%)
  • Not at all (5%)

Which of these best describes your year-on-year organic sales trend since the beginning of March?

  • Minus 50%-79% (30%)
  • Minus 30%-49% (23%)
  • Minus 5%-29% (15%)
  • Essentially flat (11%)
  • Minus 80% or worse (11%)
  • Plus 5%-15% (5%)
  • Plus 15% or better (5%)

As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, has your company implemented a remote working policy?

  • Yes (83%)
  • No (17%)

Will the performance of your business in 2020 be affected by the coronavirus outbreak?

  • Yes (67%)
  • Too early to say (27%)
  • No (6%)

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